The Box

Discussion in 'Getting Started' started by billk, Jan 18, 2002.

  1. N Gauger

    N Gauger 1:20.3 Train Addict

    That's whys I did it. LOL

    Great Stuff!!!!

    I told my wife i had to take some pics for The Gauge & she said: "Why, is there another contest???"

    I said Yep & I have to take a couple more of "The Box"

    She just nodded her head... -- Not sure what that means...

    :confused: :confused: :D :D

    Anyway - GREAT STORY!!!! ROFL

    ~~ Mikey
  2. Tyson Rayles

    Tyson Rayles Active Member

    Love your new avatar jon! :D Wonder about your mental stability though, your as warped as the lunatic that did that trip to the moon thread!!! Hey, wait a second I'm the lunatic that did that thread!:D :p :rolleyes: :D Great story!!! :D
  3. sumpter250

    sumpter250 multiscale modelbuilder

    Who knows what evil lurks within the confines of............................
    ..............."The Box !!!!"
  4. jon-monon

    jon-monon Active Member

    I-I-I-I-I was a p-p-p-p-pretty good kid, t-t-t-t-til they stuck me in the b-b-b-b-b-box:eek:
  5. davidstrains

    davidstrains Active Member

    ........The Shadow knows. .....NNNah-ha-ha-ha-ha.......
  6. cidchase

    cidchase Active Member

    jon, you're a "Shining" example of a "reel" model railroader!!
    :D :D :D
  7. N Gauger

    N Gauger 1:20.3 Train Addict

    Ooooooooooooooo I'm callin' the "Pun police" ROFL
  8. sumpter250

    sumpter250 multiscale modelbuilder

    :D :D :D :D :D :D
  9. jon-monon

    jon-monon Active Member

    ~Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter~

    Somewhere, in the woods, not far from highway 114, near an abandoned shack, we hear a little rumbling...

    Taz: Grooble-doooble grumpin groch. Where the he-hoff didya think you'd find me after being in that blim-blammin box fer so long?


    and the stench was overwhelming for weeks to come...
  10. sumpter250

    sumpter250 multiscale modelbuilder

    Aahhhhhh, couldn't have been that bad, Taz's hair isn't even curled, the door is still on its hinges, and the moon is still at the top of the door. :D :D
  11. davidstrains

    davidstrains Active Member

    :D :D :D If this keeps on for much longer I am going to have to get my ribs wrapped. God I ache from the laughs.:D :D :D Keep on truckin', Jon. :) :) :)
  12. jon-monon

    jon-monon Active Member

    David: Glad I entertained you!


    Sumpter: any more requests?:D :D :D

    Y'all have a great weekend, ya heir?
  13. sumpter250

    sumpter250 multiscale modelbuilder

    Nope! That'll do just fine!:D :D :D
  14. davidstrains

    davidstrains Active Member

    inspection station


    I have finally got the rail down on the Engleton & Western and as a result had to put up a "box" inspection station at the end of the yard (see photos in N/Z forum). We have not hired the inspectors yet but I have it on good authority from my friends in Washington, DC that there are a few folks of upstanding character that may apply for the job. They were former lobbyists for a company called "Dacron", or maybe it was "Algernon", or something like "Ennron". Anyway they seem to talk a good story and say that they could never be bought - even if the fluids were of excellent quality. They may of course have to sample a few in order to pass them but they will not be "bribed". Who knows what that "box" may bring. Maybe we could pack our "sniper" in it and send him off to glorious end somewhere not pleasant.
  15. kettlestack

    kettlestack Member

    Chuckling here David, just made a note of that there new RR called Engleton & Western as a "must see". Already scheduled my waybill to get there BEFORE those awfully nice chappies from Washington take up positions in that inspection hose! :D :D

    Iff'n they get there before I do, I'll just flick my kilt and moon them coz I hear the Washington chaps are not too bright and easily confused!! :eek: :eek: :D :D

    BTW, that's a reall cracker of a layout to be undertaken on your own, but you're making a swell job of it sir.

  16. davidstrains

    davidstrains Active Member

    Thanks, Errol. I'll keep an eye out for you on the line.:cool: :cool:
  17. Vic

    Vic Active Member

    Errol, be very careful to whom you flick it at.....Some of those chaps may applaud and ask for an encore!!:D :D :D :D :D :D :D :p
  18. Bob Collins

    Bob Collins Active Member

    Good Grief;

    I leave the country for three short weeks and it sounds like all of you have forgotten to take your Prozac!

    Turkey is a fabulous place to visit, but if you plan to do any railfanning I think you will be greatly disappointed. Their rail system has fallen into a state of mismanagement and is not used a great deal. I never did see a moving train although I was out and about a great deal of the time I was there.

    We rode their overland buses which are very nice and faster than the trains!!

    Good to be back. I'll be lurking until I can get caught up:D :D

  19. davidstrains

    davidstrains Active Member

    Welcome back Bob,

    You will see that the "Box" had quite and adventure courtesy of Jon. Enjoy.

    BTW, did you hapne to glimpse any Turkish version of the "Box" in your travels?:D
  20. Tyson Rayles

    Tyson Rayles Active Member

    Welcome back Bob! :)

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